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The joy of NFL opening Sunday Opening Sunday of the NFL is one of my favorite days of the year - practically a national holiday. There's nothing like the feeling of a fresh slate, which all 32 teams have going in. Who's going to be this year's surprise team? Who's going to be the big flop? Who's ...
07/21/2008
  Does a football team going through a massive youth transition need a 35-year old backup quarterback? The answer is no. No, the Kansas City Chiefs do not need Damon Huard. The fact that Huard was resigned before the 2007 season is another sliver of evidence that the Kansas City Chiefs front offi...
07/21/2008
For a good portion of this fan's life, the Kansas City Chiefs were known first as a defensive team. My football memories of the 1990s are filled with Derrick Thomas' hands clasped above his hand in a safety signal, Neil Smith home run swings and Dale Carter running back interceptions. Even thoug...
07/21/2008
"ANXIETY IN THE HEART OF MAN CAUSES DEPRESSION" PROVERBS 12:25   Here are some thoughts I put together on how to deal with depression. By all means, if you suspect there is something wrong physically, please consult a doctor as soon as you can. Many times depression has spiritual roots and these ...
07/16/2008
While I am now a full time Realtor, I still do goldsmith work on the side. It's something I've done for over 25 years now and enjoy it thouroughly. My shop is still used on a regular basis and several jewelers in the southeast send me jobs for repair or custom work. Many people ask me about what'...
07/16/2008
 Here's some interesting figures I came across a while back from the CDC (Center for Disease Control about men's health issues. I turned 50 this year and all of a sudden I'm paying more attention to these sort of things and rethiking how I take care of myself. Health Facts: Men die at higher rate...
07/16/2008
Since the last post was so popular, here's another take on the situation that makes all the sense in the world to me. Any other Dad's out there with me?????????????????  When I was in high school I used to be terrified of my girlfriend's father, who I believe suspected me of wanting to lay hands ...
07/14/2008
 This is from a sign posted in our coffee shop (Barefoot Annie's) in Simpsonville, SC It's a great place for me to meet my real estate clients and get to know each other. Signs You've Had Too Much Coffee... You've worn the finish off your coffee table. All your kids are named Joe. Chuck Yeager th...
07/14/2008
In addition to my career in real estate, my wife and i also own a coffee shop/jazz/blues club. I thought other coffee fanatics might enjoy reading some trivia about coffee: 1. Coffee was first known in Europe as Arabian Wine. 2. The Arabs are generally believed to be the first to brew coffee. 3. ...
07/14/2008
 My last child moved out recently and I thought I might share this form with those of you who have daughters. It seems to make a lot more sense for us dad's than it does for many mom's (so i've been told anyway!). It's a compilation of a couple of different ones someone gave me years ago and I've...
07/14/2008
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